Former BJP Rajya Sabha Member Ramdas Agarwal Passes Away JAIPUR -- Veteran BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member Ramdas Agarwal passed away here on Thursday following prolonged illness. He was 80. He is survived by wife and three sons. Besides a two-time national Treasurer, Agarwal was also the Rajasthan BJP president for several years. Condoling his death, Prime MinisterNarendra Modi tweeted: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah also condoled Agarwal's demise.